Las Vegas has always been a city where you’ll find plenty of action: bright lights, loud and lively casinos and tons of excitement. If you’re a CAD geek, Las Vegas is also the place to be for this year’s Autodesk University. Amid the disco lighting and dancing robots, several big announcements are taking place that […]
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Boker’s Inc. announces the release of their 2014 Washer Catalog, providing a comprehensive reference guide for flat washer selection. This 60-page handbook offers detailed information on the company’s large range of materials, sizing, secondary operations and more. Boker’s offers no tooling charges on a selection of 28,000 non-standard flat washer and spacer sizes. The catalog
Tektronix, Inc., a manufacturer of oscilloscopes, announced that it has extended its leadership in the mid-range oscilloscope segment with the introduction of the MSO/DPO5000B Series offering bandwidth up...
Tektronix, Inc., a worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced an expansion of its family of precision power analyzers with the introduction of the PA1000 single-phase...
This commentary is reposted courtesy of Randy Zechman of Clean Solar, a San Jose, Calif., based solar installer. It first appeared on the company’s blog and is cross-posted with permission. By Randy Zechman New solar panel restrictions will limit your roof-space options in California. Effective Jan. 1, 2014, all California cities and counties will mandate
Advantech announced at its Embedded World Partner Conference that it is planning to develop Smart City and IoT solutions with Intel. Advantech will work with Intel in the development, manufacturing, testing, marketing and selling of computing platforms for the IoT industry. Chaney Ho, president of Advantech said, “As the number of Internet-connected devices tops 15
by Sean O’Grady, Product Manager, Valve Terminals and Electronics, Festo Pre-screened referenced products open up a whole new generation of automation solutions. Communication is critical in the daily reality of an engineer. Every minute spent calculating design limits or researching material compatibility seems like it is offset by an hour in project meetings, customer calls
Johnson Electric announced a Compact Drive platform for automotive power liftgate struts. This new drive provides the industry’s highest driving & holding torque in the smallest diameter packages. The compact drive system also integrates precise position sensors and advanced EMC suppression circuitry. The drive system is designed for the highest power strut reliability and efficient
HEIDENHAIN releases its newest addition to vacuum encoder technology with the LIP 400 series linear encoder system. Procedures using vacuum technology have become indispensable in the electronics, medical...
The wind industry would benefit greatly from an inexpensive way to store a few megawatt-hours of wind generated power that is not needed at the moment. Another boon would be more powerful permanent magnets that would allow larger and lighter generators for wind turbines. As it happens, two British companies say they have answers for